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DHS and FBI warn of ongoing attacks on energy firms and critical infrastructure

The US DHS and the FBI have issued a warning that APT groups are actively targeting energy firms and critical infrastructure. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI have issued a warning that APT groups are actively targeting government departments, and firms working in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sector
Publish At:2017-10-23 00:30 | Read:2652 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking DHS Dragonfly energy

Even More Evidence That Russian Was Meddling in the 2016 US Election

Evidence that Russian hackers attempted to interfere with the 2016 US Election continues to pile up, DHS notified states whose systems were hit by APTs. Evidence that Russia attempted to interfere with the 2016 US Election continues to pile up. Rumours started almost as soon as the 2016 US Election was completed, individuals with the White House have been qu
Publish At:2017-09-26 11:00 | Read:3202 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence 2016 US

North Korea-Linked Lazarus APT targets U.S. Defense contractors

The North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group as Lazarus is believed to be behind attacks targeting United States defense contractors. According to Palo Alto Networks, the North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group as Lazarus is believed to be behind attacks targeting United States defense contractors. The activity of the Lazarus APT Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its
Publish At:2017-08-14 18:00 | Read:2529 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Intelligence cyber esp

Joint Technical Alert published by DHS and FBI warns of North Korea’s Hidden Cobra APT

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued a technical alert about the activity of the North Korea’s ‘Hidden Cobra’ APT group. The joint Technical Alert (TA) report is the result of the efforts between of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The US Government has tracke
Publish At:2017-06-14 20:30 | Read:2447 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare cyber espionage DHS Hidden C

Who is spying on communications in the Washington area? A rogue state is suspected of mass surveillance

US authorities uncovered a surveillance activity allegedly powered by a rogue entity that is tracking phones of Government officials and foreign diplomats. Something very strange has happened in the Washington, D.C., region, experts noticed an unusual amount of highly suspicious cellphone activity. The fear is that a rogue actor is attempting to spy on commu
Publish At:2017-03-17 14:25 | Read:2510 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence cyber espionage DHS E

DNI: Putin Led Cyber, Propaganda Effort to Elect Trump, Denigrate Clinton

Russian President Vladimir Putin directed a massive propaganda and cyber operation aimed at discrediting Hillary Clinton and getting Donald Trump elected, the top U.S. intelligence agencies said in a remarkable yet unshocking report released on Friday. Russian President Vladimir Putin tours RT facilities. Image: DNI The 25-page dossier from the Office of the
Publish At:2017-01-08 17:00 | Read:7071 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other CrowdStrike Daily Beast dcleaks.com DHS DNC DNI fbi Gu

Georgia traced an attempted breach of voter registration database to DHS

Georgia’s secretary of state, Brian Kemp, revealed that voter registration database was targeted by hackers with IP address linked to the DHS. While President Barack Obama has ordered US intelligence agencies to deeper investigate the alleged Russian interference with the 2016 Presidential Election, Georgia announced it’s traced an attempted brea
Publish At:2016-12-12 06:55 | Read:3121 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence 2016 Presidential electio

Senator Prods Federal Agencies on IoT Mess

The co-founder of the newly launched Senate Cybersecurity Caucus is pushing federal agencies for possible solutions and responses to the security threat from insecure “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, such as the network of hacked security cameras and digital video recorders that were reportedly used to help bring about last Friday’s majo
Publish At:2016-10-25 13:40 | Read:2606 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other DDoS DHS Dyn FCC FTC internet of things mirai Sen. Mar

US accuses Russia of attempting to disrupt the US Presidential election

Washington demands a strong response to the alleged Russian attempts to manipulate the Presidential Election 2016 with cyber attacks. US is officially accusing Russia trying to interfere the 2016 US presidential election, announcing it will adopt all necessary countermeasures to defeat the threat. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the D
Publish At:2016-10-08 21:00 | Read:3467 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence cyber espio

ICS-CERT annual vulnerability coordination report 2015, +74% flaws

The US ICS-CERT published its annual vulnerability coordination report for FY 2015 that provided information about security holes reported to the agency. The US ICS-CERT has published its annual vulnerability coordination report for the fiscal year 2015. The report included detailed information about security vulnerabilities reported to the US ICS-CERT in 20
Publish At:2016-10-04 07:20 | Read:3826 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Reports Security Uncategorized annual vulnerab

A DHS report confirms the use of BlackEnergy in the Ukrainian outage, still unknown its role

A report issued by the DHS CERT confirms that the outage in Ukraine was caused by a well-coordinated attack still unclear the BlackEnergy role. In December, a major outage hit a region in Ukraine, more than 225,000 customers were affected by the interruption of the electricity. Security experts speculate the involvement of Russian nation-state actors that ha
Publish At:2016-02-28 16:00 | Read:3564 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Reports Secu

Hackers leaked DHS staff records, 200GB of files are in their hands

A hacker accessed an employee’s email account at the Department of Justice and stole 200GB of files including records of 9,000 DHS staffers and 20,000 FBI employees. Yesterday, the data related a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) staff directory were leaked online, a Twitter account shared the link to an archive containing 9,355 names. The responsi
Publish At:2016-02-08 07:40 | Read:3070 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking data breach da

Audit shows Department of Homeland Security 6 billion U.S. Dollar firewall not so effective against hackers

A multi-billion U.S. Dollar firewall run by the Department of Homeland Security meant to detect and prevent nation-state hacks against the government functions ineffectively, according to a sanitized version of a secret federal audit. The National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS), also known as EINSTEIN, is a firewall r
Publish At:2016-02-01 12:55 | Read:2328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Security Cybersecurity DHS EINSTE

Feds fear high sophisticated attacks at Super Bowl 50

Federal security officials fear that attacks on fiber optic systems in the Bay Area may pose a threat to Super Bowl 50 A security memo issued by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security is warning of the dangers of a high-tech attack against crowds at the next Super Bowl 50. The event will be held in the San Francisco 49ers
Publish At:2016-01-20 11:35 | Read:2087 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime DHS Drones FBI fiber cable Hacking

DHS: Drug Traffickers are hacking surveillance drones on the border

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and local law enforcement confirmed that Drug Traffickers are hacking surveillance drones on the border. Small drones are another powerful tool used by the US Department of Homeland Security to monitor its borders, but drug traffickers already adopting countermeasures. In order to avoid
Publish At:2015-12-31 03:20 | Read:2307 | Comments:0 | Tags:Laws and regulations Security Breaking News security DHS sur

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